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Introduction to Ship Security

  • The Development of Ship Security
  • What is Ship Security
  • Defining Ship Security
  • Differentiating Security & Safety
  • Ship Insecurity
  • Ship Vulnerabilities
  • Potential Ship Security Threats
  • Criminal Activities
  • Potential Threats to Specific Vessel Types
  • High Risk Areas
  • A Risk Management Approach
  • What is threat Mitigation?
  • Layered Ship Security Approach
  • A Regulatory Response to Ship Security
  • Design, people and Technology
  • Organisations with Ship Security roles

The Historical and Current Situation

  • Piracy
  • Piracy 1600-the present day

ISPS Code

    • What is the ISPS code?

 

The Law and Ship Security

  • Legal Concepts
  • Introduction to the Legal system, criminal and International law
  • Maritime Law
  • Admiralty law and jurisdiction
  • International Marine Law
  • The flag state Government
  • Governmental control of shipping
  • International aspects of security at sea
  • The Use of Force

Preventative Measures and Security Procedures

  • Threat assessment, mitigation and planning
  • Design of secure ships
  • Layered Maritime security approach
  • Risk Management
  • Security system design
  • Introducing Security measures
  • Controlling access
  • Minimum security actions
  • Monitoring security
  • Access control and monitoring options
  • Security equipment
  • Safety versus Security
  • Response by shipboard personnel
  • What can go wrong?
  • Training and preparation
  • Security equipment and systems limitations
  • Inspection, testing and maintenance
  • Additional and supplementary forms of security
  • Armed protection and deterrent
  • Ports and port security
  • Search techniques

Preventative Security Measures on Commercial Vessels

  • Introduction
  • Applicability and High Risk Zones
  • Crew training and drills
  • Securing the vessel
  • Securing the perimeter
  • Anti Rocket screens and bridge protection
  • Aggressive defence
  • National Navies, specialist security teams, escort vessels and convoys
  • The threat made real

Passenger Vessel Security

  • Background
  • Potential Threats
  • High risk areas
  • Processes and Procedures
  • How do they get on board?
  • Mitigating activities
  • Case studies

Superyacht and Private Yacht Security

  • Introduction
  • Legislative mix
  • Same rules, different challenges
  • Layered Maritime security
  • Manoeuvring plan and practice
  • Key security equipment and tools
  • Security equipment and system limitations
  • Case studies

Crew Impacts

  • Recruitment procedures
  • Security team employment – crew or supernumerary
  • Vetting crew
  • Crew training
  • Reporting incidents
  • Crew Re-patronisation
  • Confidentiality
  • Press and Media

On Shore Security

  • Protection of Commercial crew ashore
  • Protection of Superyacht crew ashore
  • Looking after Owners of Superyachts and VIP’s

The Actual Event

  • History
  • Weapons
  • Damage
  • Method of attack
  • Boarding a Vessel
  • Statistics
  • Market share of security providers
  • Bridge procedures